California Senator Kamala Harris drops out of the presidential race, citing a lack of funds for her campaign.
The United States Senate reaches a bipartisan deal to avoid default and end the 16-day US government shutdown. The House passes the legislation by 285–144. The bill now goes to the president, who is expected to sign it.
U.S. President Barack Obama, the White House Office of Management and Budget, issues a partial shutdown of government agencies after the House and Senate fail to come to an agreement on a spending bill to keep government operations running.
A gunman shoots 4 people then turns the gun on himself in San Bernardino, California. [http:--www.ajc.com-news-nation-world-police-say-gunman-who-553327.html (AP via "Atlanta Journal Constitution")]date=August 2019